The most commonly encountered of all rodent species. Mice are also vectors for certain diseases including the fatal Hanta virus. Mice contaminate millions of pounds of human food annually with their urine and fecal droppings.
Facts About the House Mouse:
- Honey bees are essential to agriculture since they pollinate many different crops allowing for higher yields
- Can reach size of head and body length of up to 3 1/2 inches not including tail.
- Gnaws on many areas to keep teeth sharp and workable. Evidence of gnawing shows evidence of mice.
- Makes nests out of foam insulation, paper and what ever is available
- Mice are social animals and are very inquisitive.
- House mouse is the second most successful mammal with humans being the most successful.